In terms of investment and rebuilding, Ku'damm has played second fiddle to Potsdamer Platz and Friedrichstraße since ... More
Neues Kranzler Eck
In terms of investment and rebuilding, Ku'damm has played second fiddle to Potsdamer Platz and Friedrichstraße since the fall of the Wall. Yet the reconstruction of the historic Kranzler Eck could represent the turning of the tide. The building has recently been extended (upwards) and transformed into a ritzy shopping center full of boutiques, perfumeries and delicatessens. Cafè Kranzler has been relocated to the top floor of the building and a huge pyramid - similar to the controversial construction which has changed the face of the Louvre - has been built in the courtyard. The rest of the complex is home to smaller shops, the only exception being the enormous Karstadt Sporthaus.
Located in the middle of Mitte and close to Humboldt University, this huge bookstore contains over 100,000 tomes. While students
make up the majority of the clientele, plenty of 'normal' Berliners come here to browse through the novels, travel ...
Known as 'Wulle' to the locals, who make good use of Berlin's 24 branches, Germany's first Woolworth was established in
Bremen in 1927. This American warehouse set out to conquer the German market as a discount store in the ...
This branch of the famous Parisian department store helps add a touch of Mediterranean elegance to the somewhat austere German
capital. Situated in Friedrichstadt Passagen shopping center on Friedrichstraße , eastern Berlin's premier shopping street, the store offers the ...